Miguel cabrera singled in the go ahead run in the seventh inning as the Detroit Tigers beat the Arizona DiamondBacks 4-3 in Phoenix on Monday night. Torii Hunter and Austin Jackson hit home runs for the Tigers, who have won two in a row. Game two of the inter-league series is Tuesday night.
Torii Hunter hit a two run home run and Drew Smyly pitched seven strong innings, as the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians on Sunday 5-1 to avoid being swept in a four game series. Smyly allowed just one run and four hits, while striking out six to earn the win. The Tigers play in Arizona on Monday night to open a seven game road trip out west.
Carlos Santana hit a three run double in the ninth to break open a 2-2 game and lead the Cleveland Indians to a 5-2 win on Saturday night, and a sweep in a double header. Chris Dickerson hit two solo home runs for the Tribe, while Austin Jackson drove in both runs for the Tigers. The final game of a four game series is Sunday in Detroit. The Tigers have lost four in a row.
Cory Kluber came with in one out of a complete game, as the Cleveland Indians beat the Detroit Tigers 6-2 in the opening game of a day/night double header Saturday at Comerica Park. Miguel Cabrera had three hits in the loss for the Tigers.
Down 3-0 after six innings, the Cleveland Indians exploded for seven runs in the seventh inning, on their way to a 9-3 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. The teams will play a day/night double header on Saturday as part of a four game series.
Max Scherzer picked up the win with a scoreless inning of relief last night in the All Star Game, as the American League beat the National League 5-3 in Minnesota. Miguel Cabrera hit a two run home in the first inning of the game. The Tigers return to play on Friday against Cleveland.
The 90th Mackinac Race ended on Monday night with the pickel boat, Home Brewed crossing the finish line at 10:31. The yacht is co-owned by Robert Henderson III of Armada. In re-cap, Windquest was first to finish in 27:46:59 arriving around 5:30 Sunday evening. The Overall Cove Island winner was Natalie J, while the Division V winner on the Cove Island course was Lucky
Sources close to the Detroit Pistons say the team has agreed to terms with free agents Caron Butler and DJ Augustin. Butler, a forward, will get a one year deal with a team option for a second year, at $9 million. Augustin, a guard, will get a two year deal worth $6 million.
Light air near the finish line is hampering the progress of the final boats left sailing the 90th Mackinac Race. As of 7:30 Monday evening only four yachts were left, with two of those less than a mile from finishing. The two boats battling it out for Pickel Boat honors are Sea Wise (6.5 miles from the line) and Home Brewed (9.7 miles from the line). Neither boat is making much
Finishes for local boats in the Mackinac Race are as follows:
Chippewa - 1st place PHRF G
Shape - 1st place Level 126
Not Yours Too - 2nd place Cruising B
Engager - 2nd place PHFR C
Sorceress - 2nd place PHRF F
Cheeky - 2nd place Multi-Hull
Rowdy - 3rd place Level 35
Gale Runner - 4th Double Handed
Its a Zoo - 4th Level 126
Unplugged - 5th PHRF B
Flyin Irish - 5th